Ananya Tadikonda

July 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Kennedy Student Sworn in as New Student Member of the Board

Nate Tinbite was sworn in as the 42nd Montgomery County Student Member of the Board (SMOB) of Education on Tuesday. Tinbite, a rising senior at John F. Kennedy High School in Silver Spring, was elected by Montgomery County Public School (MCPS) middle and high school students to serve on the school board for a one-year […]

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May 14, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talks: The MCPS Student Voice

As the 41st Student Member of the Board, Ananya Tadikonda, steps down from her MCPS position, she discusses some issues the new student board member will face and how she hopes student activism will move lawmakers in the future – on this episode of Montgomery Talks with Doug Tallman. Available now on MyMCMedia, Overcast, Apple […]

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May 6, 2019 | Staff Writer

Fifteen MCPS Students Awarded Corporate-Sponsored National Merit Scholarships

Fifteen Montgomery County Public Schools seniors from seven high schools have been awarded corporate-sponsored National Merit Scholarships. These scholarships, which range from $500 to $10,000 per year, are financed by corporations, company foundations, and other business organizations. The students are among more than 1,000 seniors nationwide to be selected as part of the 64th annual […]

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April 30, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

New Clarksburg Public School Named Snowden Farm Elementary

New Elementary School Named After Clarksburg’s Snowden Family Montgomery County Board of Education passed a resolution to name the new elementary school opening in Clarksburg in September 2019 Snowden Farm Elementary School. The school is named after Snowden Farm which was founded in 1845 in Clarksburg by Thomas Snowden, an African American dairy farmer.  The […]

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April 30, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Navarro Calls Whitman Students’ Racist Social Media Post ‘Severely Disturbing’

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro released a statement Tuesday about the two Walt Whitman students who published a racist social media post over the weekend. The social media post, according to Whitman’s principal, Robert Dodd, included a picture of the two students wearing blackface; the caption for the post included the n-word. “This incident […]

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April 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Students Enter Equity Conversation

‘You Can’t Fix Racial Equity if You’re Going to Continue to Cater to Racists’ High school and middle school students came out to Gaithersburg High School Monday night to share their thoughts on racial equity and social justice policy. Students discussed in groups — large and small — how they’ve been affected by inequities at […]

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April 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Students Invited to Racial Equity Forum in Gaithersburg

Montgomery County students are invited to share their thoughts on the county’s initiatives to create a policy for stronger racial equity and social justice in the schools. Students interested can attend a meeting on Monday, April 8 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in Gaithersburg High School’s Cafeteria; any student who attends can earn SSL hours. […]

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January 21, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Tribute, Women of the Dream

The 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Tribute, which was held at The Music Center at Strathmore, highlighted Women of the Dream. Student Member of the Montgomery County School Board, Ananya Tadikonda was a guest speaker during the event. Tadikonda spoke on why Martin Luther King Jr. Day is important, and what students should reflect […]

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July 9, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

2018 SMOB

Ananya Tadikonda Sworn in as New Student Member of the Board

Ananya Tadikonda, a senior at Richard Montgomery High School, was sworn in as the 41st Student Member of the Board during the Montgomery County Board of Education’s meeting Monday evening. Tadikonda was elected to serve a one-year term on the Board by middle and high school students of Montgomery County Public Schools. She is the 11th […]

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April 26, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 26 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Thursday, April 26, in Montgomery County: 1. Stroke Comeback Center Opens in Rockville: The Stroke Comeback Center opens a second location in Rockville today. The center supports families living with stroke and brain trauma. Learn more in Suzanne Tobin’s blog, here. 2. Interfaith Works Caring Breakfast: The 21st […]

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